By Nathanja van Dijk

Marinus Boezem, together with Jan Dibbets and Ger van Elk, is one of the Dutch fathers of conceptual art from the nineteen-sixties. In that period, art freed itself from objects and entered the immaterial world. The idea is more important than the material form in which it is depicted. Boezem wants to be free of fossilised classical opinions on sculpture, in his attempt to make visible that which is invisible – though often only temporarily. The ingredients he works with include such elusive phenomena as the weather, air, sound and movement. His field of work is the universe, the indomitable heavens.